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The young Catherine Morland accompanies The Allens, her older neighbors, to Bath for a month of vacation and healthful rest. There, she meets her brother's love interest Isabella Thorpe. While Isabella pursues her relationship with Catherine's brother, Isabella's own brother John Thorpe unsuccessfully courts Catherine. Instead, Catherine meets and falls in love with the older Henry Tilney and is befriended by Henry's sister Eleanor. From Bath, Catherine accompanies Eleanor to the Tilney family estate at Northanger Abbey where she spends about a month in happy pursuits. Due to an innocent misunderstanding with Eleanor's father, Catherine is forced to depart Northanger Abbey, but the resolute Henry pursues her to her modest family home and proposes marriage—which is eagerly accepted.
Catherine Morland is a seventeen-year-old woman living with her parents and siblings in Fullerton. Previously a gawky tomboy, she has recently emerged as a beautiful young... View more of the Northanger Abbey Summary
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